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What are "cookies"?

Cookies are very small text files that are stored in your browser by the websites you visit.

Cookies can be used to identify you to a website, to help it remember your preferences or to track your usage of the website so that the people who run it can give you a better service.

If you would like to know how to control or delete cookies, or just to learn more about them, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org


How Widgit uses cookies

The Widgit website uses a number of cookies which are described below.

We use cookies to ensure that the website does the things that you would expect it to do and to help us determine how best to promote our products and services.


User login and shopping basket

We use a cookie to identify you when you log into our website to use the shop. Without the cookie, our website would still be able to remember what was in your shopping basket, but it wouldn't know that the shopping basket was yours.

'Point' and accessibility features

Some visitors to websites need special help to be able to access the information on a website. This could be changes to the size of text and using different colours to make it easier to read, adding the ability to read the page aloud or supporting the text on the page with symbols to make the words easier to understand.

Widgit uses 'Point' to support the text on our web pages. If you turn 'Point' on or off then it will use a cookie to remember your choice.

Google Analytics

The Widgit website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymised statistics that help us identify where and when the service is being used. Google's usage and sharing of the information collected by Google Analytics is described by their Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You can opt out of all Google Analytics tracking by installing Google's Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Facebook Pixel

The Widgit website uses Facebook Pixel to collect anonymised statistics that help us decide how to advertise on social media.

Facebook's usage and sharing of the information they collect is described by their Cookie Policy and the Privacy section of their website.

'Flash' cookies

The Flash video player on our website uses a cookie to save your volume preferences.

Privacy Policy

Who we are

In this privacy policy, references to "we", "us" and "our" are to "Symbols Worldwide Limited trading as Widgit Software". References to "our Website" or "the Website" are to www.widgit.com.

What information we collect and how

The information we collect via the Website may include:

  • Any personal details you knowingly provide us with through forms and our email, such as name, address and telephone number.
  • Under no circumstances will we hold sensitive payment details such as your card number, expiry date and security code. All transactions are handled through our accredited payment bureau, Sage Pay. For more information on Sage Pay's own privacy policy, please refer to http://www.sagepay.com/privacy_policy
  • Your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you (if you select to receive email updates on products and offers).
  • Your IP Address, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor usage of the Website.
  • Data recorded by the Website which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings, this saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on your computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies, information regarding this may be found in your browsers 'help' facility.

What we do with your information

Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect may be used:

  • To process your order and to provide after sales service (we may pass your details to another organisation to supply/deliver products you have purchased).
  • If you have opted to be kept informed of any of our products or services, we will use your email address in order to send you that information. In such a case you will always be offered the option to opt in/out of further communication.
  • We may need to pass the information we collect to other companies for administrative purposes, however these companies will not be allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes.

Your Rights

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information, please send your contact details including address and payment of £10 to cover administration expenses to the following address:

Widgit Software
26 Queen St
Leamington Spa
CV32 7NA

Other Websites

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.


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